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Magainins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Magainins
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.050.500
D12.644.066.500.500
D12.776.543.695.054.500
Unique ID
D054806
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054806
Scope Note
A class of antimicrobial peptides discovered in the skin of XENOPUS LAEVIS. They kill bacteria by permeabilizing cell membranes without exhibiting significant toxicity against mammalian cells.
Entry Term(s)
Magainin
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2021/05/10
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